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  • 2012 pacing to be warmest on record for nation, Md., Baltimore

    2012 pacing to be warmest on record for nation, Md., Baltimore
    Each month this year, climate data have shown one of the warmest starts to any year on record, and that continued in September across the country and state and in Baltimore. Across the contiguous U.S., January through September was the warmest first nine...
  • NOAA forecast neutral on Maryland's snow chances

    NOAA forecast neutral on Maryland's snow chances
    A waffling El Nino has prevented U.S. government weather forecasters from repeating other weather watchers’ predictions of a snowy winter in Maryland — though they aren’t ruling one out. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Wallace G. "Wally" Montague, researcher

    Wallace G. "Wally" Montague, a retired Lockheed-Martin Corp. researcher and dance instructor, died Oct. 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at his Charles Town, W.Va., home. The longtime Pikesville resident was 88. Born in Baltimore and...
  • Column: Silence is often golden when it comes to marital communication

    Communication is the backbone of a good relationship: not talking — communication. I'm pretty sure Doug wishes I would stop talking sometimes. Go figure. Spousal communication in marriage wasn't a big deal when I was growing up. When my dad said,...
  • Carlos Garcia ready for first De Francis Dash with Action Andy

    Carlos Garcia ready for first De Francis Dash with Action Andy
    Maryland trainer Carlos Garcia said it takes a little patience to coax success from an inexpensive race horse. He might have added love and peppermints, too, because that is what the 62-year-old gives his Laurel Park-based horses, and it has paid off...
  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
  • Tracking the long-distance travels of dust

    Tracking the long-distance travels of dust
    Spring stirs pollen, and also dust — high-flying dust that's blown thousands of miles to reach North America in greater amounts than scientists have known before, with potential impact on the climate and air quality. Mineral dust rises from dry...
  • Early March snow looking more likely, but accumulation uncertain

    Early March snow looking more likely, but accumulation uncertain
    Meteorologists watching forecast models for a potential mid-week snowfall are gaining confidence that a developing storm could affect Maryland, but whether it will bring significant snow accumulation remains uncertain. Models were showing late...
  • El Nino no longer expected this winter

    El Nino no longer expected this winter
    Climate forecasters canceled an El Nino watch Thursday, with the climate phenomenon no longer expected to arrive this winter. Recent updates had already indicated El Nino was growing less likely, but the probability it will form has fallen to below 50...
  • NOAA still expects "very active" hurricane season

     
    With only three named storms on the books so far as we move into the traditional August-to-October peak of hurricane activity in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center has trimmed the top end of its predictions for hurricane activity during the 2010....
  • NOAA: More dry weather ahead for S. Md., Delmarva

     
    NOAA's Climate Predicition Center has issued its three-month precipitation outlook for the nation, and it shows continuing dry weather for Southern Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula (brown and tan on the map at left). Both regions were hit hard by......
  • Mercury touches 30s overnight

     
    The official thermometer out at BWI-Marshall Airport dipped to 39 degrees overnight, the first time we've seen that territory since May 11. It wasn't a record. The coldest reading for an Oct. 21 in Baltimore is 26 degrees, set in 1952. The coldest......